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Revealing Peer Reviewer Identities Could Introduce Bias: Study
An analysis finds that reviewers are more likely to choose to be de-anonymized when their reviews are positive, suggesting instituting a fully open process might discourage negative feedback.
Revealing Peer Reviewer Identities Could Introduce Bias: Study
Revealing Peer Reviewer Identities Could Introduce Bias: Study

An analysis finds that reviewers are more likely to choose to be de-anonymized when their reviews are positive, suggesting instituting a fully open process might discourage negative feedback.

An analysis finds that reviewers are more likely to choose to be de-anonymized when their reviews are positive, suggesting instituting a fully open process might discourage negative feedback.

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